Policy GAZ

The goal of the employment policies and practices of the Lynchburg City School Board is to promote the employment and retention of highly qualified personnel to effectively serve the educational needs of students.


For the purpose of differentiating between various employees of the board in regards to salary guides and schedules and for consistency, the following definitions shall apply:

A. Employees of the Board

All employees are "Employees of the Board" and whenever reference is made to employees without distinction, such statement shall refer to all employees with the exception of the superintendent of schools.

B. Full-Time/Part-Time Employees
  1. Full-time: An employee who works seven (7) or more hours per day, five (5) days per week, or at least 35 hours per week, exclusive of overtime or special assignments, is considered full-time.
  2. Part-time: An employee who works less than seven (7) hours per day, or who works less than five (5) days per week, or less than 35 hours per week, or who is restricted to temporary or interim employment is considered part-time.
C. Professional Personnel

Professional personnel shall include those employees of the board who, by reason of their position(s), must have teaching or other licensure from the State Board of Education.

D. Classified/Support Personnel

Classified/support personnel shall include those positions that are not licensed by the State Board of Education.

E. Administrative Personnel

Administrative personnel shall be those persons, both licensed and classified, who have been assigned to the administrative salary schedule.

Adopted: March 6, 2018
Revised: August 7, 2018
Revised: December 3, 2019

Legal Refs.:

Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, § 22.1-79.8, 22.1-295.

Cross Ref.:

AC Nondiscrimination
GB Equal Employment Opportunity/Nondiscrimination
GBL Personnel Records
GBN Staff Hiring Procedure